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hours. we drop to near zero degrees, this is 7:00 tomorrow morning, so areas north and west through the lehigh valley, areas like pottstown, doylestown, you should be feeling below zero degrees. reading could feel like minus four, poconos minus 8. philadelphia expected to feel like zero degrees, wilmington could feel like a minus one and single digits close to zero through new jersey and delaware. this is dangerous cold as we go into tomorrow morning. better yet, have kids wait in the car with you until the bus gets there. definitely want the heat on tomorrow morning, but a lot of people also talking about the end of this week. we have a big storm approaching the area. let's get more details on that with chief meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz. glenn? >> there are different types of winter storms and this type we have more confidence than normal this far ahead of time. there's going to be a pretty significant storm, maybe even a major snowstorm for parts of the
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area. that's why we're issuing a first alert for friday and saturday, major winter storm affecting the entire area. many parts of the area are going to have a significant snowstorm. and at the shore, it's going to be a nor'easter, maybe a combination of snow and rain at the shore. of course, the storm is far away from those clouds than we have right now, not even on land in this country. it's out in the pacific ocean, you can see it so clearly, and one of the reasons that we have confidence about the future of this storm is it's already there. we're not having to wait for a storm to develop along the east coast like is the case sometimes. so as we go into friday afternoon, this particular computer model is slower than some of the others. there's the low pressure, blue indicates the track of the snowfall, and the brighter the color the heavier the snow, so by saturday noon we've got that band of heavier snow, it's
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coming right across our area. but there may be a complication with some warmer air trying to come in from the ocean, so we're pretty confident it's going to be all snow north and west. in the philadelphia area it will start as snow but could change to a bit of a mix or even rain before it goes back to snow. that complicates snow totals. and at the shore, snow changing to rain we're pretty confident about that, too. of course, that affects snow totals, as well. more on the timing of this storm and when we're going to warm up also with the seven day in a few minutes. >> all right, we are still a few days out, so stay with nbc 10 as this storm approaches and the forecast gets more precise. we'll have updates on the air, also on the nbc 10 news app all week long leading up to the storm's arrival. the next era is under way for the philadelphia eagles. doug pederson arrived in town today and the birds officially announced him as the team's new head coach.
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comcast sportsnet joining us live with this new chapter in eagles history. john? >> it wasn't a matter of who, but rather when. that became clear when the chiefs lost this weekend. today the eagles making it official, pederson, as you said, arrived in town this morning, then made his way to the novacare complex where he was greeted by the team president. pederson will greet the media tomorrow at 2:00 and we'll have his press conference live on nbc 10 and comcast sportsnet. eagles chairman and ceo jeffrey lurie released the following statement, "doug is a strategic thinker, compelling leader, and someone who knows how to get the best out of his players. all these factors are what initially attracted us to doug." who could pederson be adding to his coaching staff? we'll look at some potential candidates at 5:00. for now, jim, let's send it back
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to you. >> john, thanks. we have new information about the deadly shooting at a philadelphia homeless shelter to tell you about, killed one worker, injured another over the weekend and we'll show you the guy police are looking for. they released a picture of him today. investigators say john brock opened fire after he was evicted from that shelter. nbc 10's rosemary connors is live at police headquarters. you talked to police and the victim's father, got a firsthand account of what happened. tell us more. >> reporter: i did. here at police headquarters investigators announced an arrest warrant for the suspect in this case, john brock, wanted for murder and attempted murder. i also went to temple hospital today where the victim who survived is being treated. he's expected to make a full recovery. his father told me what his son shared with him about how the violence unfolded and how the suspect got back into that facility. >> they had the door open for the workers to come in and he came in and just started, you
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know, started shooting. >> reporter: grateful may be the best way to describe robert today. his 26-year-old son, an employee at the station house homeless shelter in north philadelphia, is the only victim who survived yesterday's double shooting at the facility. the other victim, 43-year-old edward barksdale, lost his life. according to police, the violence stemmed from an altercation with 32-year-old john brock, a shelter resident who showed up past curfew and drunk earlier in the weekend. barham and his coworkers barksdale tried to help the man. >> he was trying to get the guy the room where you have, and he was trying to get him to go into the room and relax, but the guy was causing a scene and disrupting everyone else, so the cops were called. >> reporter: police say officers escorted brock from the shelter and dropped him off at a nearby hospital for an evaluation. >> he was irate. he left, the police took him and somewhere between that time and
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sunday morning he came up with the plan to come in and kill the individuals. >> he had two days to think about it. i would say he thought about what he wanted to do and that's why when we came in sunday, because he wasn't supposed to come until tuesday to pick his things up. he planned it and did what he set out to do. >> reporter: as for barksdale, the employee who died in the shooting, residents who did not want their faces shown on camera remember him as a father figure. >> mr. barksdale, in my opinion, in my eyes, the way i see him, he cares. >> reporter: you'll hear more from that resident coming up at 5:00. also coming up at 5:00 we'll have more on security at this shelter and what we know about the suspect. reporting live outside police headquarters, rosemary connors, nbc 10 news. we have new information about a chester county pastor accused of raping and impregn e impregnating a teenaged girl. police sources tell us jacob
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malone is on his way from south america back to the u.s. to face charges. malone worked at the calvary fellowship church in downingtown before resigning. he was scheduled to return from ecuador last friday, but cancelled his flight. an historic tavern is now a pile of rubble. look at this after fire gutted this beloved business. nbc 10 was there as the flames tore through the hillcrest tavern this morning and destroyed a restaurant that was a favorite in the bridgeton community. cydney long is live now in bridgeton city. any idea what caused the fire? >> reporter: jim, not at this point. that's because investigators were never able to get inside. and right here you can see why, but simply speaking, this town of bridgeton, the entire community, simply heartbroken. this is where senior citizens ate dinner several times a week, where attorneys dined, where workers from the local garage ordered lunch. everyone we spoke to has a
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memory here and whatever sparked the flames may be forever buried in this debris. fierce flames tore through the historic hillcrest tavern at 5:00 this morning and as soon as the images posted to social media, regulars bundled up to see the devastation up close. robert and wanda never imagined their dinner thursday night would be their last one here. >> this was our cheers, we come here quite often. going to miss a lot of friends and workers there. >> reporter: 75 firefighters battled extreme conditions as the building collapsed and ice formed underneath their feet and on their gear. >> they were literally coming out of the back of the building, even doing exterior operations, solid sheet of ice. >> courthouse opened to allow crews to keep warm and safe. the vitality of the hillcrest dates back 234 years, the coach room built in 1782. denise worked there 26 years. >> i loved the shop. i had fun, everybody was
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regulars. great food, great drinks. >> reporter: she's among those heartbroken and now more than 35 unemployed. patrons say it attracted the friendliest crowd and all walks of life. >> going to be a million memories about this place that are going to be just that, memories. no more new memories. >> reporter: friends of the owner say he's, quote, heartbroken and so many pray there's a chance he'll rebuild. >> what made the place is the people. people made the place. if they rebuild, people will be back. >> reporter: and clearly you cannot replace the historic landmark like this. a councilman told me if there's anything the city of bridgeton or local government can do to help the hillcrest tavern rebuild, it will. live in bridgeton, cydney long, nbc 10 news. sky force 10 live over breaking news happening in north philadelphia. crews are now battling a fire at a store along germantown avenue
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near 26th street. we're told there are apartments above the store. no word yet on any injuries and we'll continue to follow the situation as fire crews continue to battle the blaze in north philadelphia. crews are still working in the cold to repair a broken water main in chester county. lines started gushing water in east whiteland township around 7:00 this morning. the chester county country club is the only place affected by this break. the water department is hoping to have service restored by the end of today. ♪ >> music helped to inspire the crowds at dr. martin luther king jr.'s memorial in washington, d.c., today. fbi director james comey spoke at this morning's ceremony. and today marks the 30th
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anniversary of the federal holiday honoring dr. king. his actual birthday was this past friday. he would have been 87 years old. people throughout the area are paying tribute to the civil rights leader today. pennsylvania governor tom wolf was on hand for the traditional ringing of the liberty bell to honor dr. king. this ceremony began in 1986, which was the first year king's birthday was celebrated as a national holiday. gerard college is playing host to philadelphia's signature mlk day of service. some 5,000 volunteers are taking part in 150 service projects across the region. people from all walks of life came together to give back to the community in a spirit of dr. king's legacy. >> you have a responsibility that dr. martin luther king left us and the bible states we should seek the younger
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generation, so we should, therefore, carry on his legacy of our new generation coming forth. >> dr. king took part in a desegregation protest at gerard college months after being awarded the nobel peace prize in 1965. in camden, members of the community were fired up to give back. they used their day off to spruce up the gym at the north camden county center. volunteers added a fresh coat of paint to the walls there and the acting governor and local police officers were among those who rolled up their sleeves to help out. in delaware, the kids from brand jiywine school held a clothing drive to mark the day of service. the kids collected bags full of clothes. they'll be delivered to the friendship house homeless ministry shelters in wilmington. and this martin luther king day was also a chance for local kids
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to get involved and help others. coming up at 4:55, nbc 10's lauren mayk will show us how the city's young people made a difference in their communities. the three main democratic candidates marked martin luther king day in south carolina, hillary clinton, bernie sanders, martin o'malley among those who spoke at the king at the dome event, that was started in 2000. the confederate flag was removed in july after nine people were shot and killed at a historic black church in charleston. last night the gloves came off between clinton and sanders, the two clashing repeatedly in the most intense debate of the democratic campaign so far. it was the final debate among democrats ahead of the iowa caucuses in two weeks and the fireworks exploded from the start, first over who's tougher on gun control, then health care. clinton accused sanders of trying to kill obamacare by
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proposing a new medcare program. >> there are things we could do to improve it, but to tear it up and start over again, pushing our country back into that kind of contentious debate i think is the wrong direction. >> this is nonsense. what a medicare for all program does is finally provide in this country health care for every man, woman, and child as a right. >> donald trump's name came up a few times, but not nearly as often as clinton's did during the republican debate. speaking of donald trump, more potential trouble for the republican front-runner this afternoon. lawmakers in the uk are debating a petition to ban trump from britain for his antimuslim remarks. parliament took up the topic after half a million people signed a petition calling for trump to be excluded. under british law, any petition supported by 100,000 people is considered for parliamentary debate. trump spent the day in liberty university in virginia, where ted cruz launched his
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presidential campaign. trump greeted at the school with loud applause right there. and back here at home, we're looking ahead to the threat of a winter storm at the end of the week. >> and nbc 10 is here to help keep you informed and prepared ahead of the storm. our deanna durante found people getting into their winter gear today. >> deanna, combination of yesterday's flurries and the threat of the storm has people finally buying all those winter items we haven't needed yet, right? >> reporter: well, reluctantly. a lot of people still using wishful thinking they won't need any of these shovels, whether it's the big ones or the little ones that are for sale here. sitting outside all winter long for you, the de-icer, and inside you can get a variety of things, including selections of ice melt and they have a lot of snow blowers still brand new sitting upstairs waiting for people to come in and buy. >> i'm not ready at all. no. i would like 50 degrees to continue the rest of the winter. >> reporter: not much chance, so
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megan knows she has to get ready. >> probably need some new tires, but i don't think that's going to happen before this weekend. >> reporter: maybe not this weekend, but still time to get your car checked out. >> if you're local, stop in, we'll check them out for free. >> reporter: the commercial customers are already showing up from slashed tires, slow leaks, those that make money off the potential snowfall know it's go time. >> in the next two or three days, the snowstorm is going to happen, we're going to be swamped from the time we open to probably after we close. >> reporter: if you discover a problem later in the week, repairs could take even longer. >> with the storm we might not get deliveries later in the week or this weekend. >> reporter: and that means that if you need a repair done this weekend when the snow is potentially falling, you could run into trouble. one of the other things we're told, make sure you have good working windshield wipers and if you're buying fluid, make sure you get the kind that can sustain cold temperatures or at least have some sort of antifreeze in it so you could
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wipe the windshields and get on your way. deanna durante, nbc 10 news. >> all right, good tips there. >> plenty of inventory still left, but that might change in a couple days. >> sure might. let's check in with glenn "hurricane" schwartz who's watching the progress at this early point this weekend. glenn? >> yeah, and this far ahead of the storm, depends on the type of storm and how cold it is at the start. with these types of conditions, we have a little extra confidence that there is going to be a pretty significant storm later in the week and into saturday. it's too early to talk about specific snow amounts for specific towns, but this does have a lot of potential to be a major winter storm for much of the area. one of the issues is at the shore and closer to philadelphia, where it could possibly change to rain. and that would limit the snow totals and complicate things. we're also going to get a lot of wind at the shore and coastal flooding, so let's not forget
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that. we've got bitter winds through tuesday. that's for sure. we have a lot of sunshine out there now. still plenty cold and windy. 25 degrees, wind 21 miles an hour, 8 degrees colder than it was at this time yesterday, and it was cold yesterday. it's 12 in mount pocono and in the low to mid 20s just about everywhere else. so look at that, 22 in glassboro and wilmington. and it's not as if it's calm out there. we do have wind on top of that making it feel even colder. and the wind is going to still be with us for much of the night. we're going to be seeing the temperature drop down into the teens, but look at the way it's going to feel. this is in philadelphia by 5:00, 7:00 a.m., 1 below zero according to this particular computer model. the wind is howling out there, gusting over 30 miles an hour in some of the area, 25 to 30 in other places. the wind chills calculated based
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on the sustained wind, not the gusts, even there, places like reading 5, mount pocono 5 below. it's going to go lower than that tonight, because not only is the temperature going down, the wind is still going to be with us. so as we go through the middle of the night, we're talking about wind chills below zero, even down to philadelphia, as you saw, and then single digits, even 11:00 tomorrow morning. way colder than it felt today. tomorrow afternoon we may actually get above 10 for the wind chill and by tomorrow night it's cold again. well, there are a few flurries around the poconos, but that's about it. otherwise it's dry and going to stay dry for a while. this is the storm that we're watching, and it's already well developed. it already has lots of moisture. and so we're not waiting for this to develop, it's there. it's a matter of the track and the temperatures and other details, not whether it's going to happen or not.
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all right, here's the future feels like temperatures as we go through the night and into tomorrow. you can see that it's just going to be bitter cold for quite a while. then we wait for the storm to develop. that's not going to come in until probably friday afternoon. some models have it coming in a little earlier than others, but the general track is a fairly classic one to our south, lot of moisture, intense storm, and that means a lot of snow for some parts of the area, especially north and west where it's likely to be all snow. little bit more of a question to see if there is mixing in the philadelphia area, and it does look like it's going to change to rain at the shore where there will be significantly less snow accumulation, but significant problems from coastal flooding. got a full moon this weekend. windy and bitter cold tonight with wind chills near zero. 15 degrees for the low in philadelphia.
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during the day tomorrow, not getting out of the 20s. winds gusting near 40 miles an hour. seven day forecast, still cold wednesday morning, thursday's cold, that sets us up for the storm, which looks like it's going to start as snow just about everywhere. that's why we have the first alert for friday and saturday when the winter storm ends. >> thanks, glenn. glenn and the rest of our team will be working around the clock to track friday's winter storm. aside from their forecasts on the air and on the nbc 10 news app, you can follow them on twitter for the latest timing and later in the week snow total predictions. turning to another story here, jilted bride turned her heartbreak into happiness. >> what she did with her reception after the groom called off the wedding with just six weeks to go. plus, the missed call that could have cost a life. how a 911 operator's lunch plans got in the way of her job. plus, oscars outrage.
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why two stars say they refuse to go to the academy awards.
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we have new information on breaking news in north philadelphia. sky force 10 is live over the scene of a fire on germantown avenue near 26th street. we now know there are no injuries and firefighters are working to put out the hot spots. a wig store was damaged in this fire. we're told there are apartments above the store. it's unclear if they were damaged. we'll continue to follow the situation and bring an update as we get it. well, saying goes when life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. >> a seattle woman decided to do just that when her fiance went running. she turned her heartbreak into this celebration last night.
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her would-be groom backed out six weeks ago so she invited 150 homeless women and children from a shelter to enjoy the day she had planned. jewelry, makeup, hairstyling followed by catered dinner, mus music, and dancing. 911 calls went unanswered in florida. >> why lunch plans got in the way of one person's life-saving job. and get ready for a bitter cold night. temperatures are well below freezing and the wind making it feel worse. just how cold it's going to be tonight next in my first alert forecast. and local ski areas need big weekend crowds if they have any hope of making up a lot of the revenue lost this winter. the story coming up.
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this is nbc 10 news. >> well, you can feel the cold just looking at these guys out braving the elements in camden. and this bitter cold is just the beginning of a one-two punch of winter weather this week. >> glenn "hurricane" schwartz is back now with how long it's going to be before we see this storm. glenn? >> yeah, and it's a combination, of course, not just the cold, because the wind is going to keep up for at least another 24 hours. camera shaking since it is so windy out there right now, and the wind doesn't really diminish a whole lot overnight in this kind of a pattern. so it's 25 degrees in philadelphia. that's as warm as it's gotten all day. 25 in atlantic city, 21 in pottstown, reading, allentown, 21 in lancaster. with the wind it feels it's in
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the single digits in most of the area, down to five now in wilmington. this is not as low as it's going to go. it's going to be lower than this by tomorrow morning's rush. see what happens with the hour by hour, we're talking about temperatures and wind chills going down below zero, even by 11:00 tonight in reading. and by tomorrow morning, look at that, minus 3, minus 4 in some areas, minus 4 in reading. that's 7:00 a.m. and right near zero in much of the rest of the area. then it doesn't warm up a whole lot during the morning. by noontime we're barely to 10 in philadelphia. not even to 10 in other parts of the area. so yeah, it's going to be bitter cold, wind chills down near zero by tomorrow morning. we'll see when it's going to warm up and details on the winter storm in a few minutes. >> many people are spending the weekend on the slopes.
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this is a live look from camelback mountain ski resort in the poconos. many resorts are trying to salvage the ski season that started slowly because of the lack of snow. doug shimell went up to spring mountain today. how busy is it, doug? >> reporter: very busy. this is exactly what ski areas like spring mountain need, long holiday weekends with big crowds, lots of families, pent-up demand for skiing coming up and spending money. >> this year we thought winter wasn't going to come. >> reporter: with almost seven weeks of skiing lost to a warm winter, ski areas like spring mountain never got the christmas through new year's crowd. >> we're just a little ski area, lost a quarter million that week of net income. >> reporter: that is why a cold snow making martin luther king weekend is crucial to recapturing some of that revenue. >> we got a majority of our
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trails open, chair lifts are open, allowed us to charge full rates for the weekend, which may not be good news for the customer, but it's great news for us. it helps out a whole lot. >> reporter: what brought out a lot of skiers was the psychological dusting of real snow on sunday. >> very antsy. when it first started snowing, we were so excited. we were like screaming basically. >> okay, is it going to be more, going to be more, so gets you in the mood, winter wonderland type thing. >> reporter: spring mountain doesn't have an indoor water park to bridge them through a rough winter, just loyal customers. >> we will be back up here in a few weeks also, yeah. it's closer, less gas, and it's a little bit cheaper than the other places. >> reporter: spring mountain says they've got seven trails open now, but if the weather keeps up like this, they should be able to continue making snow and get all nine trails open by week's end. live in spring mountain, doug shimell, nbc 10 news.
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>> all right, doug. here are some of the other stories making headlines on nbc 10 news at 4:00. >> i'm rosemary connors at philadelphia police headquarters, where earlier today investigators named a suspect in the double shooting over the weekend at a homeless shelter in north philly. john brock is accused of murder and attempted murder of two employees at that shelter. police consider him armed and dangerous and right now they are searching the city streets for him. i'm cydney long in bridgeton, cumberland county. take a look where an excavator is knocking down what little remains of this historic building. the hillcrest tavern caught fire early this morning and firefighters were able to put out the fire, but as you can see, they were not able to save it. now the question, what happens next right here? i'm john boruk of comcast sportsnet. the philadelphia eagles have officially announced doug
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pederson as their next head coach. pederson flew into philadelphia this morning, met with staffers and employees over at the novacare complex, and an official news conference comes your way tomorrow. you can watch it live on nbc 10 and the nbc 10 news app. and other news now, calls for help went unanswered at a florida 911 center because an operator was on a call of her own. she was ordering lunch. >> pick up or delivery? >> it's going to be for delivery, please. it's a business, the police department. >> that's the 911 operator making an eight-minute call for pizza delivery back in september. meanwhile an eye doctor's office was trying to call for an ambulance after a patient had a seizure. no one was picking up at the 911 center. the patient is fine but the operator didn't respond to the call despite audible tones and visual alerts and she, as you might expect, has been reprimanded. a college basketball player
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could be suspended for taking out his frustration on the referee. watch oregon state's player trip the ref. reed was upset over the call yesterday so he sticks out his leg and the referee goes tumbling. the ref kicked league out of the game and now college officials are investigating the incident. >> denise, just got this update, he's suspended four games as a result of that incident. there you go. after the threat of a ban, there could be deals in the works to allow horse drawn carriages in new york city after all. >> coming up next, new rules owners would have to follow to keep their horses at work in central park. plus, high-rise buildings and your heart. why one could be bad for the other when nbc 10 news at 4:00 continues.
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shipping packages at the post office got more expensive. rates for priority mail packages go up by nearly 10% this week.
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rates for the faster priority mail express jumped more than 14%. it's the first price hike for either service in more than three years. a new deal could save horse drawn carriages from a threatened ban in new york's central park. it would reduce the number of licensed horses in the park from 180 to 95 rather than ban them altogether. a new stable would also be built in the park for the animals. the agreement still needs to be approved by city council. as the floor numbers go up in a tall building, the odds of surviving cardiac arrest go down. a new study of people who suffered cardiac arrest while living in a high-rise building found survival rates were highest on the first few floors but dropped steadily on the way up. most people living above the 16th floor died. researchers say giving first responders sole access to elevators in an emergency could save more lives. the man behind the eight-minute iconic song "american pie" is under arrest.
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american pie singer don maclean is free on bail following his arrest in maine. the singer/song writer is scheduled in court february 22nd. details of the incident have not been released. ♪ bye bye miss american pie >> mclean is best known for the hit "american pie," which made its debut at temple university. the song is about the death of buddy holiday and the big pboppr in a plane crash in 1959. calls for a boycott of the academy awards are growing over
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lack of nominee diversity. >> is it time that people of color recognize how much power influence that we have amassed, that we no longer need to ask to be invited anywhere. >> in this video message on facebook, jada pinkett smith says she will not attend or watch the oscars next month for the second straight year the academy has nominated all white actors. pinkett smith's husband, will smith, was not nominated for his performance in the nfl head trauma drama "concussion." director spike lee says he will also skip the awards. writing on instagram, lee says, "how is it possible the second consecutive year all actors under the actor category are white?" he was the recipient of an honorary oscar in november. now your nbc 10 first alert
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weather with chief meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz. >> well, the arctic air mass that came in overnight may be helping to set up a potential winter storm for later in the week and into saturday, late friday and into saturday. some places are going to get a lot of snow out of this. the possibility is that some places toward the shore will change to rain and that makes it a more complicated forecast for snow amounts, going to wait at least another day before we get into that kind of detail. bitter winds, though, will continue through tuesday. there's just no doubt about that. had a lot of sunshine out there today. 25 degrees, the wind is 21 miles an hour. 8 degrees colder than it was at this time yesterday. and as we go through the night tonight, temperatures just gradually goes down, but the wind stays up and so by 11:00 it's 17 degrees, feeling like 4.
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by 7:00 tomorrow morning, 14 degrees, feeling like 1 below zero. and that is in philadelphia. of course, it will feel colder north and west. 25 in philadelphia now, 21 in reading, pottstown, allentown, 23 in mount holly, and the wind has been gusting over 30 miles an hour for much of the day right now reading at 31 and wilmington 32 miles an hour. those are the windiest places at the moment. and it feels like it's in the single digits in many parts of the area, 5 in wilmington. we have a few snow flurries in the last hour or so up toward the poconos, but nothing significant. lake effect snow really hitting new york state because of the way the wind direction is. the storm that we're talking about is way out to the west. hasn't even reached this country yet, and so when the observations are taken out over the water, not as precise as when the storm would hit the
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west coast, so it's another reason that it's too soon to be talking about specific snow totals for specific neighborhoods. that will come. got a few days left before the storm hits. look at these wind chills as we go through the night tonight and into tomorrow morning, close to zero in philadelphia, minus 1 in downingtown and allentown. that is cold. and it doesn't really warm up a whole lot tomorrow. about the highest it gets is about 13 in the philadelphia area. then tomorrow night it's cold again. into wednesday morning. then wednesday afternoon we're a little bit less brutally cold. then we look back to the west, western storm redeveloping near texas and moving to near atlanta. this would be the path of the heavier snow, and to track the low, of course, is very important and the best track for
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heavy snow in the philadelphia area is right near north of virginia and a lot of the models are doing that, setting it up that way, so we do have the concern that there may be a lot of snow, especially in areas that are all snow like northern counties, there may be a mix in the philadelphia area and very likely there's going to be a change to rain at the shore, limiting amounts, but they are going to get socked with the wind and coastal flooding. 15 for the low during the night tonight and wind chills down near zero tomorrow. winds gusting to 40 miles an hour again and temperatures just about the same as today. then wednesday morning it's bitter cold, little bit less brutal thursday and into friday, but friday we've got the first alert starting because the snow's coming in. generally in the afternoon and lasting into saturday. >> all right, glenn will keep us posted on all of it. meantime, thousands across the area using their day off today to give back. >> next, the work being done to
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better our community and honor the life and legacy of dr. martin luther king jr. then all new tonight at 5:00, would you wait in lines like this just to get gasoline? you might when we tell you how little these drivers had to pay. find out where people are cashing in on some unbelievably low prices.
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today is the day the nation celebrates civil rights leader dr. martin luther king jr. >> and here in our area people marked the day by volunteering their time. nbc 10's lauren mayk stopped at
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several events around philadelphia today and is joining us live with more. lauren? >> reporter: good afternoon. we are at martin luther king high school this afternoon. this is one of the places really benefiting from this day of service, and it is also where young people are getting involved. inside martin luther king high school, the walls pop with orange and purple. >> we wanted to beautify the school. we wanted to change the institutional gray paint that was on the doors of the school. >> reporter: the project manager had a specific idea of who should make it happen. did you ever think about just hiring someone to do the painting or did you always want the students to do it? >> i wanted them to be involved. you have to be part of the service. you have to be part of the labor. you have to give something. it's not going to always be given to you. >> reporter: here and across the region teachers and parents and family members urged young people into a day of service for martin luther king day. in center city they helped adult volunteers preparing disabe ini
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hot food. >> socks and underwear, as well. >> honoring martin luther king jr.'s memory by helping other people like he helps people. >> reporter: sunshine brought her godson with her. >> we're just middle class people ourselves, but we can help somebody else. >> reporter: is that sort of part of this sort of carrying it through generation to generation? >> yes. if you want someone to take care of you when you have a slip-up in life, you have to help somebody yourself. >> reporter: at martin luther king high school, even students from another high school chipped in. for lauren, helps here was part of a tradition she's already used to. >> every year since i want to say i was in elementary school i've done community service on mlk day, because my mom told me it was a day on, not a day off. >> reporter: a day on, not a day off. and i asked her whether she would continue this tradition year after year. she tells me she can't imagine missing this day because it is
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so important. live in east germantown, i'm lauren mayk, nbc 10 news. >> nice traditions, thank you. nbc 10 news at 5:00 is next. >> here's keith jones. >> next at 5:00, dropping temperatures in a winter storm, it's a busy week for the nbc 10 first alert weather team. right, sheena? >> yes, keith, very right. we'll be feeling near zero degrees tomorrow morning, then watching the approach of a winter storm by the end of the week. we'll take a look at both forecasts coming up. plus, facing justice. how a pastor wanted for sex crimes will soon be in the hands of police. and it was the joke that forever changed bill cosby's legacy. now the comedian who delivered it is talking about its impact. that's coming up on nbc 10 news at 5:00.
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right now at 5:00, if you thought today was too cold, you're not going to like what's coming tomorrow morning. we'll show you how cold it will feel when you wake up, plus a look ahead at the winter storm that will have everyone talking. nbc 10 news at 5:00 starts right now. good evening, i'm keith jones. >> and i'm denise nakano. we have a lot of weather to be talking about. first we have more wind and colder temperatures. >> then by friday we'll see our first winter storm. listen, a lot could change in four days, so our first alert weather team is staying on top of the latest developments. we'll take a look at the winter storm in just a moment, but first let's talk to sheena parveen. sheena, before we get to that storm, we have to get through more frigid weather. >> yes, and we're talking about
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dangerous cold with wind chills near zero degrees. first alert weather day is out for the overnight hours tonight, into tomorrow morning. this, again, is dangerous cold with the bitter winds around, so with the cold air in place and strong winds, because the winds aren't going to let up for the next couple days, it's going to feel near zero degrees by the time many of you walk outside tomorrow morning. here is the current feels like temperature when you factor in the wind. in philadelphia feels like 9 degrees right now. allentown feels like 4 degrees, pottstown feels like 5. minus 5 in mount pocono, much of south jersey and delaware feeling 5 to 10 degrees. winds are still sustained, anywhere from 15 to 25 miles an hour. now look at the actual temperature. we feel about 15 degrees colder than the actual temperature, currently we are mostly in about the mid to low 20s across the area, but as we go overnight, wind is going to stay up, so as we go through the overnight hours, feels like temperature is going to k

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